Australia set India a target of 261 in the World Cup Quarter Finals - Cricket Updates

Australia set India a target of 261 in the World Cup Quarter Finals - Cricket Updates

Ahmedabad : India | Mar 24, 2011 at 5:52 AM PDT
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Relying hugely on a great knock of 104 by skipper Ricky Ponting, Australia scored 260 for the loss of 6 wickets in their 50 overs. Ponting received support from Haddin who hit a half century at the beginning and then from David Hussey towards the end.

The knock ends a bad run of scored for Ponting. For India, Ashwin opened the bowling and picked up 2 wickets including that of Ponting. Yuvraj and Zaheer picked up 2 wickets each too.

Here is the scorecard for the Australian innings.

S Watson b Ashwin 25
B Haddin c Raina b Yuvraj 53
R Ponting c Zaheer b Ashwin 104
M Clarke c Zaheer b Yuvraj 8
M Hussey b Zaheer 3
C White c and b Zaheer 12
D Hussey not out 38
M Johnson not out 6

R Ashwin 10 0 52 2
Zaheer 10 0 53 2
Harbhajan 10 0 50 0
M Patel 7 0 44 0
Yuvraj 10 0 44 2
S Tendulkar 2 0 9 0
V Kohli 1 0 6 0

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Ricky Ponting scored a breezy century to lift Australias total to 260 in their quarter final match against India
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